Features

Defragmenting Linux

Optimizing data organization on disk

Mar 25, 2013

Defragfs optimizes files on a system, allowing videos to load faster and large archives to open in the blink of an eye.

Is Wayland the New X?

Looking into the Future of Display Server Protocols

Mar 25, 2013

Display server expert Daniel Stone explains what is really happening with the future of graphical display protocols on Linux.

Gaming with Steam

Valve’s Steam for Linux beta

Mar 11, 2013

Steam for Linux finally brings current games to the Linux desktop. Valve has put a lot of energy into the project, but the first steps on the new terrain still look a little shaky.

Kernel Rootkit Tricks

The Spy Within

Mar 11, 2013

Rootkits allow attackers to take complete control of a computer. We describe the tricks intruders use to gain access to the Linux kernel and provide guidelines on hardening the kernel against such attacks.

Documenting the OpenDocument Format

An Interview with Jean Hollis Weber

Feb 24, 2013

We talk with Jean Hollis Weber, a volunteer with ODFAuthors, the LibreOffice Documentation team, and the Friends of OpenDocument Inc.

Firefox Extensions

Getting More from Firefox

Feb 24, 2013

Firefox features many high-quality extensions to help improve productivity, protect your privacy, and more.

HTML5 Offline

Offline-capable applications with HTML5

Feb 08, 2013

An offline cache in your browser and a bit of HTML5 acrobatics combine for interactive web applications that keep working even when the Internet connection breaks down.

Potlatch 2: OpenStreetMap Editor

Fast Mapping: Editing OpenStreetMap with Potlatch 2

Feb 08, 2013

If you need a tool to make minor modifications in OpenStreetMap, Potlatch 2 is a useful choice as a fast and easy-to-use editor.

Bitcoin Basics

Bitcoin Digital Currency

Jan 29, 2013

Bitcoin is a decentralized virtual currency, popular with hackers and the open source community. We’ll explain how the money is created and how it works.

Meet Raspberry Pi's Eben Upton

Meeting the Baker

Jan 29, 2013

After six years of development, founder Eben Upton and the other members of the Raspberry Pi Foundation are finally seeing the results of their efforts.

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